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ACNUR wants Mexico to consider refugee status for minor migrants

ACNUR WANTS MEXICO TO CONSIDER MINORS TRAVELING TO THE U.S. AS REFUGEES By: Blanche Petrich ** They cannot be forcibly returned to their country if there is a risk: commissioner ** From January to June they have deported 8,239 without…

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Moisés Reports on Zapatista Reconstruction Account

RECONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO July 2014. To the compas of the Sixth in Mexico and the World: To all those who have cooperated or contributed to the reconstruction of the clinic and school in La Realidad: The…

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The Death of SupMarcos, a blow to revolutionary pride

THE DEATH OF SUP MARCOS, A BLOW TO REVOLUTIONARY PRIDE By: Raúl Zibechi The illuminating farewell of Subcomandante Marcos The farewell communiqué of Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, read in the early morning of 25 May in the Caracol of La Realidad, in front of thousands…

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Chiapas: militarization and looting threaten Indigenous

Below is an interview with Victor Hugo López, Director of the Frayba Human Rights Center in Chiapas. It gives a good overview of the current situation the Indigenous Peoples are facing. CHIAPAS: MILITARIZATION AND LOOTING THREATEN INDIGENOUS By: Nancy Flores…

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Securing Mexico’s Border with Central America

SECURING MEXICO’S BORDER WITH CENTRAL AMERICA By: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez As the current wave of immigrant women and children from Central America brings more public attention to the issue of migration, we take a look at what’s happening to Mexico’s…

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SCI Moisés: A Meeting in La Realidad a few days ago

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY, MEXICO A meeting in La Realidad a few days ago June 2014. For: The Sixth in Mexico and the world Compañeras and compañeros of the Sixth in Mexico and the world:
Brothers and sisters of Mexico and the world: I want…

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Farewell ceremony of Sub Marcos

THE FAREWELL CEREMONY OF SUB MARCOS By: Luis Hernández Navarro   Nothing is lost. All is transformed. The public reappearance and farewell of Subcomandante Marcos marks the end of an epoch in the Zapatista struggle. For a little more than…

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Xi’ Nich distances itself from conflict in the Lacandón Community Zone

XI’ NICH DISTANCES ITSELF FROM THE CONFLICT IN THE LACANDÓN COMMUNITY ZONE ** It classifies it as a violent organization and differs with its methods ** Its leader Gabriel Montoya, is responsible for the massacre in Viejo Velasco, it points…

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ARIC-ID and the Lacandóns paralyze Ocosingo

ARIC-ID AND THE LACANDÓNS “PARALYZE” OCOSINGO During the month of May, much attention was focused on Chiapas because of the La Realidad paramilitary attack in which Compañero Galeano was brutally murdered, as well as the subsequent homage to Galeano, the…

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Zibechi: Social policies, ethics and the Zapatistas

SOCIAL POLICIES, ETHICS AND THE EZLN By: Raúl Zibechi Behind the cowardly murder of the teacher Galeano in La Realidad are the so-called “social policies” inspired in the “fight against poverty” sketched by the World Bank four decades ago, after…

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